Secure Shell, better known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol used to execute commands on a remote web server or to exchange data between a website hosting server and a client. Since the data exchanged by the two sides is encrypted, a 3rd party won't be able to intercept it, which makes SSH an ideal means of controlling a hosting account. The commands which could be executed are determined by the type of hosting service. On a shared server, for example, the possibilities are limited because you won't have root access to the hosting server, so you may just create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, import and export databases, and so on. They're all actions that are executed within the shared hosting account and do not require a higher level of access. Using a virtual or a dedicated server, you shall be able to install server-side software or to restart the hosting server or only a certain service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted via a command line, but if you don't employ a UNIX-like OS, there are a number of applications for other OSs, which you can employ to connect to the remote hosting server as well.

SSH Telnet in Website Hosting

SSH access is offered with all Linux website hosting packages which we offer. With some of them, it is offered as standard, while with others it is an optional upgrade that you can include with just a few clicks from your website hosting CP. You could get SSH access from the section related to it where you shall also find the info you need to connect - the host, the port number and the username. You could select the password which you shall use and, if necessary, you'll be able to modify it with several mouse clicks from the same spot. All of the commands that may be used with our shared plans are listed in a help article together with relevant instances. If the SSH access feature is permitted for your account, you'll also be able to upload files using your preferred FTP client via an SFTP connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our semi-dedicated server accounts offer the possibility to access and manage them via SSH. If the package that you've selected comes with this function by default, you just have to enable the SSH access feature through the corresponding section of the Hepsia CP. If the function is listed as an optional upgrade, you are able to quickly include it using the Add Services/Upgrades link in the Hepsia CP and it will be available within a minute. We have numerous help articles and video tutorials concerning the use of SSH commands to handle your account and an entire list of the commands that you can perform alongside a number of examples to give you a better understanding of what you could do. If SSH is active, you will also be able to establish an SFTP connection to the account and to upload information safely and securely through any FTP app which supports the feature.

SSH Telnet in VPS Web Hosting

You shall be able to use SSH to control your content regardless which Linux VPS web hosting packages you select when you sign up, as all of our plans include this feature by default. You'll not need to add or enable anything manually - the moment your server is prepared and you get the Welcome email with the login credentials, you may connect and begin working on your web sites or any software which you want to install and run on the web server. You shall have root-level access to the VPS and because the account shall be isolated from all the other accounts on the physical server, you shall be able to do anything you would like with no restrictions. You could install any application you need and that shall work on a Linux-based web server, reboot any software server (web, database, game, media, etc.) and manage your files and databases efficiently.